Fixing Neverland: Social media and youth violence – a blog by Joe Caluori of Crest Advisory
Monday 3 October marks the launch of the Children’s Society #LookCloser campaign which raises awareness of child exploitation.
In this latest blog, Sgt Russ Massie, VRU lead for Child Centred Policing, discusses the importance of Schools Policing
Tom Goodenough, VRU lead for Education, discusses new safeguarding guidance for schools regarding the role and provision of appropriate adults to support pupils during investigations by the police.
Marking Autism Acceptance Week, the latest VRU Blog by Tom Goodenough explores how neuro-diversity may be increasing contact with the criminal justice system.
Following the VRU hosting the first “Hope Hack” youth voice event on 4 March, this blog is guest authored by one of the young facilitators who supported on the day.
Graham Helm of StreetGames UK discusses the new partnership with the VRU, its work to better understand the level of provision of sport for those vulnerable to crime and the power of sport to change lives.
Dr Tim Lowe is the VRU’s Evaluation Lead, but brings expertise in ethics to the unit’s leading work on data. In his latest blog, he discusses why evidence and ethics are so vital to the VRU’s work.
Last week was International Restorative Justice Week. In response, this VRU Blog is from PCSO Chris Jones, a Schools Officer trained in the use of restorative justice techniques.
In the latest VRU blog, former Headteacher Tom Goodenough discusses exclusion – what no Head wants to do, but is often left no option
Sarah Burrows, Chief Executive of charity Children Heard and Seen, guest authors this blog on the importance of providing support to children and families when a parent is imprisoned.
In the latest VRU Blog to mark Global Ethics Day, VRU Lead Researcher Dr Tim Lowe shares his insights into the complexity of ethical data use.